North Dakota Dog Names

0 Stories
0 Votes

Introduction

North Dakota is located in the midwestern part of the United States; while it is the 19th largest state as far as land area, it has the fourth smallest population of the 50 states. The state is known for long winters and as well as being rural and sparsely populated throughout. North Dakota is home to the Badlands, Theodore Roosevelt National Park and 20 state parks, offering plenty of recreation opportunities.

A name inspired by North Dakota may be the way to go when looking for a name that fits your canine companion. The state has much to offer, including, unique naming opportunities. 

Book First Walk Free!

North Dakota Dog Names in Pop Culture

North Dakota Dog Name Considerations

When bringing a new canine companion home, it is not unusual to struggle to find just the right name for him. After all, you want a name that suits him while also has meaning to you. And of course, since you will be calling the name thousands of times for years to come, you want to be sure you can live with it. It turns out that looking to a state that has meaning to you, like North Dakota, is a great place to go searching for your pup’s moniker. North Dakota has a lot to offer and with a name inspired by the state, you will be regularly reminded of a place that means something to you.

A North Dakota-inspired name may also make sense if your dog reminds you of a dog from the state, whether because of his appearance, breed or personality. Your dog may show an interest in an activity or display traits that make you think of North Dakota. For example, a North Dakota name may be ideal for a dog that seems to thrive in cold weather.

No matter the reasons that you are seeking a North Dakota-inspired name, the state will provide you with plenty of options worth considering. 

Male North Dakota Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
0
Fargo
The city in North Dakota with the highest population; located in the eastern part of the state
0
Bismarck
The capital of North Dakota and the second most populated city in the state
0
Willis
For Williston, a North Dakota city in the northwest part of the state
0
Bakken
For the Bakken Formation, a rock unit from the Late Devonian to Early Mississippian age that occupies about 200,000 square miles of the subsurface of the Williston Basin
0
James
For Jamestown, nicknamed “pride of the prairie” and home to the World’s Largest Buffalo monument
0
Lincoln
A suburb of Bismarck, located in the central part of the state
0
Garrison
A small city in the central part of North Dakota
0
Stanley
For Stanley, a small city in the northwest part of the state
0
Whiz
Whiz Khalifa, a rapper, was born in Minot
0
Teredo
The state fossil is Teredo Petrified Wood
0
Elm
The state tree is the American Elm
0
Theodore
For Theodore Roosevelt National Park, which is located in the state
0
Lawrence
Lawrence Welk is a musician and bandleader who was born in Strasburg, North Dakota
0
Alerus
The Alerus Center is the home of the University of North Dakota football team
0
Bison
For the North Dakota State Bison
0
Buford
For Fort Buford State Historic Site in Williston, North Dakota
0
Abraham
For Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
0
Graham
For Grahams Island State Park
0
Bonanza
Bonanzaville is a pioneer village and museum in West Fargo
0
Kuchen
A German word for cake, the dessert is a thick custard poured into a sweet dough crust
0
Joachim
For Saints Anne and Joachim Catholic Church
0
Brooks
Brooks Bollinger, an NFL player, was born and raised in Grand Forks
0
Chippers
Chocolate covered potato chips, very popular in North Dakota
0
McDowell
For McDowell Dam Nature Park, a wildlife park in Bismarck
0
Buck
For Buckstop Junction, a historic town in Bismarck
0
Linden
For Lindenwood Park in Fargo, the city's largest multi-use park
0
Walleye
There is good fishing for walleye in North Dakota
0
Abercrombie
For Fort Abercrombie, known as the “Gateway to the Dakotas”; built as a military outpost in 1858
0
Roger
For Major League Baseball player Roger Maris who grew up in Fargo
0
Harvey
A small North Dakota city in the central part of the state

Female North Dakota Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
0
Minot
A city in the north central part of the state
0
Beulah
A city in the west central part of South Dakota
0
Cass
Casselton is a small city in the eastern part of North Dakota
0
Button
Cheese buttons are a popular food in North Dakota
0
May
Mayville, a small city in the eastern part of North Dakota
0
Rolla
A town in the north central part of North Dakota
0
Ashley
A North Dakota town in the southern part of the state
0
Cedar
Cedar Creek is located in the southwestern part of North Dakota and is a tributary of the Cannonball River
0
Heart
Heart River is about 180 miles long and is a tributary of the Missouri River; located in the western part of North Dakota
0
Sheyenne
Sheyenne River is a major tributary of the Red River and is 591 miles in length
0
Pembina
The Pembina River is 319 miles long and is a tributary of the Red River
0
Meadowlark
The North Dakota state bird
0
Sally
For Humpback Sally’s, a restaurant and bar in Bismarck
0
Sully
Sully Creek State Park is located on the eastern banks of the Little Missouri River; located about two miles south of Medora in the southwest part of the state
0
Rose
The state flower of North Dakota is the Wild Prairie Rose
0
Nokota
The North Dakota state honorary equine is the Nokota Horse
0
Cherry
The Chokecherry is the North Dakota state fruit
0
Amanda
The first female professional baseball umpire, Amanda Clement, was born in Hudson
0
Arroda
For East Arroda Lake, which is about 20 acres in size and 35 feet deep at its greatest depth
0
Sakakawea
Lake Sakakawea is a reservoir in the central part of North Dakota; the largest man-made lake in the state
0
Elsie
Lake Elsie is in Richland County in North Dakota
0
June
Native to North Dakota
0
Dakota
For the state
0
Ice
For Icelandic State Park, located on the north shore of Lake Renwick
0
McKenzie
For McKenzie County Heritage Park in Watford city includes buildings from the county’s history
0
Peggy
For Peggy Lee, a three-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter who was born in Jamestown
0
Ronda
For Ronda Rousey, UFC champion that was raised in Jamestown
0
Angie
For Actress Angie Dickenson who was born in Kulm
0
Sacagawea
An important person in the success of the Lewis and Clark expedition through helping created ties with Indian tribes
0
Meti
For Lake Metigoshe State Park, located in the Turtle Mountains in the northern part of the state

Community Dogs with North Dakota Names